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George Ferris, what a wheel!

by Barbara Lowell

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil engineers,
  • Biography,
  • Ferris wheels,
  • Inventors,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Structural engineering,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    A portrait of the engineer who invented the Ferris wheel describes the ambitious ideas that inspired him to build the largest wheel in the world for the Chicago World"s Fair in 1893.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Barbara Lowell ; illustrated by Jerry Hoare and with photographs
    SeriesPenguin core concepts, Penguin core concepts
    ContributionsHoare, Jerry, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA140.F455 L69 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26500597M
    ISBN 100448479265, 0448479257
    ISBN 109780448479262, 9780448479255
    LC Control Number2015487842
    OCLC/WorldCa861478783

    Book Overview Have you ever ridden a Ferris wheel? You go up, up, up and can see for miles But when the inventor of the Ferris wheel, George Ferris, first pitched the idea, everyone thought he was crazy. But George fought for his design. Finally, in December , with only four months to go until the fair, George was given permission to build his wheel. He had to fight the tight schedule, bad weather, and general disapproval. Against all odds, the Ferris Wheel turned out to be the talk of the Fair, and proof that dreaming big dreams could pay off.

    A great STEM activity based on the inventor of the Ferris Wheel! His backstory is fascinating and how he came to create the Wheel interests any STEM lover! Included is a PDF with two book suggestions as well as links to videos to show about George Ferris (if the books aren't available). You can s. George Ferris. AKA George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr.. Born: Feb Birthplace: Galesburg, IL Died: Nov Location of death: Pittsburgh, PA Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Cremated Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Engineer, Inventor Nationality: United States Executive summary: Ferris Wheel George Ferris was a construction Born:

    George Ferris, What a Wheel covers the concepts Imagination and Problem Solving. Buy the eBook. Your price $ USD. Add to cart Buy Now Add to Wishlist Remove from Wishlist. Books related to George Ferris, What a Wheel! Skip this list. Eat My Dust! Henry Ford's First Race. Monica Kulling. $ Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? Margaret Frith. $5 Brand: Penguin Young Readers Group. George Ferris, What a Wheel! | Have you ever ridden a Ferris wheel? You go up, up, up and can see for miles! But when the inventor of the Ferris wheel, George Ferris, first pitched the idea, everyone thought he was crazy. A foot bicycle wheel that goes .


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A foot bicycle wheel that goes around and around and carries people in train cars. Can’t be done, they said. Barbara: If I could meet George Ferris, I would ask him what it was like to ride his Ferris wheel for the first was he thinking and feeling?At the end of the book, there is a section called Ferris Wheel Facts.

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[Barbara Lowell; Jerry Hoare] -- A portrait of the engineer who invented the Ferris wheel describes the ambitious ideas that inspired him to build the largest wheel in the world for the Chicago World's Fair in About the Book Capturing an engineer’s creative vision and mind for detail, this fully illustrated picture book biography sheds light on how the American inventor George Ferris defied gravity and seemingly impossible odds to invent the world’s most iconic amusement park attraction, the Ferris wheel.

Capturing an engineer’s creative vision and mind for detail, this fully illustrated picture book biography sheds light on how the American inventor George Ferris defied gravity and seemingly impossible odds to invent the world’s most iconic amusement park attraction, the Ferris wheel.

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